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Entertainment Chadwick Boseman and Naya Rivera among those honoured during Emmys 'in memoriam' segment

15:35  21 september  2020
15:35  21 september  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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He was 88. The segment also honored Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday from cancer complications. Two actors whose deaths garnered much attention received prominent placement, too: Chadwick Boseman and Naya Rivera .

The Emmys in memoriam segment ended by honouring Chadwick Boseman (Picture: Emmys /YouTube). Other stars that were honoured during the ‘ in memoriam ’ segment included Naya , who died aged 33 in July, actor Kirk Douglas, Fountains of Wayne singer Adam Schlesinger

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards show, held on Sunday, was much different than the broadcasts have been in years past, but a few things remained the same, including the inclusion of an “in memoriam” segment dedicated to the many entertainment stars lost in the past year.

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Their photos flashed on a screen as H.E.R. sang a haunting cover of Sinéad O’Connor’s “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

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Emmys 2020: Naya Rivera was honoured in the In Memoriam section (Image: ABC). Emmys 2020: Kirk Douglas was among those who were commemorated this year " Naya and Chadwick are two names I never expected to see so soon. Rest in power, to a true king and queen," an eighth sighed.

Those honored included Chadwick Boseman , Adam Schlesinger, James Lipton, Fred Willard, Jerry Stiller, Max Von Sydow, Carl Reiner, Kirk Also remembered in the tribute was Glee star Naya Rivera , who was found dead in July five days after being reported missing while boating with her young son at

Producers introduced this year’s roundup with longtime morning talk show host and US host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Regis Philbin, who died in May from coronary heart disease. He was 88.

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The segment also honoured Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday from cancer complications. RBG, who appeared on news programs and documentaries over the years, also inspired a parody on Saturday Night Live.

a person talking on a cell phone: The Emmys’ Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Naya Rivera & More Will Make You Cry © Provided by Yahoo! Entertainment UK The Emmys’ Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Naya Rivera & More Will Make You Cry

Two actors whose deaths garnered much attention received prominent placement, too: Chadwick Boseman and Naya Rivera. Boseman, who appeared in shows such as Lincoln Heights and Justified before his starring role in Black Panther, died at 43.

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The Emmys ’ in - memoriam segment also included a video of a speech by Boseman , who died in August of colon cancer. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman ,” the statement read. “ Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and

As the 2020 Primetime Emmys began on Sunday night, stars gathered to celebrate TV’s biggest night and honoured the prominent icons they lost on the way, especially during this catastrophic year. The in - memoriam segment of the evening showed H.E.R perform a soulful and emotional rendition of

The cause was colon cancer, which he had secretly battled for four years. Rivera drowned while boating with her son in July. She was 33.

Julie star Diahann Carroll, comedy icon Carl Reiner and newsman Hugh Downs were also featured.

Every year, the segment leaves some people out because of the limited time, and this year was no different.

Twitter users noted the omission of Grant Imahara, whose credits included hosting Mythbusters and White Rabbit Project. The absence of both Kobe Bryant, the beloved former Los Angeles Lakers player who died in a plane crash in January, and Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor who died in July of COVID-19 were noticed. Fans pointed out that Bryant appeared on TV frequently as an NBA star. They cited Cordero’s work on shows such as Blue Bloods.

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Among those honored during the In Memoriam segment were Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger, TV writer and hip-hop journalist Jas Waters, Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman , Regis Philbin, Naya Rivera , Carol Spinney, James Lipton, Jim Lehrer, Robert Forster, Fred Willard

Chadwick Boseman , Naya Rivera and Regis Philbin were among those remembered during the Emmy Awards' In Memoriam segment . As well as Naya and Regis, also included in the tribute were Dame Diana Rigg, Kirk Douglas, Brian Dennehy, Jerry Stiller, John Witherspoon, Diahann Carroll, and

This year’s segment included a few dozen stars, and producers had a list twice as long to choose from. They featured many more people who worked behind the TV cameras during the non-televised Creative Arts Emmys, which was held virtually over four nights last week.

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When RuPaul won his fifth award on Saturday for hosting the reality competition show RuPaul’s Drag Race, he dedicated the award to the late Chi Chi DeVayne, who competed on the show over two seasons. DeVayne died at 34 in August while hospitalised for pneumonia.

“May you rest in power and perfection,” RuPaul said.

First images from Chadwick Boseman's last film shared by Netflix .
Netflix has shared the first look at Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the final film role of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. Boseman died in August at the age of 43 following a private four-year battle with colon cancer. His death stunned Hollywood and led to an outpouring of grief and tributes from across the entertainment industry. Boseman’s last big-screen appearance will show him starring alongside Oscar-winner Viola Davis. Viola Davis andBoseman died in August at the age of 43 following a private four-year battle with colon cancer.

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